April 23, 2018--Mount St. Mary's freshman Amanda Berkley (Olney, Md./Sherwood) has been named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week. Berkley went 3-0 with a save in helping lead to the Mount to a 5-1 record last week.
Berkley went 3-0 with a 1.70 ERA in 24.2 innings of work last week, holding the opposition to just 13 hits and a miniscule .153 batting average. She tossed a complete-game two-hitter in the Mount's 2-1 win over Coppin State in eight innings, losing her no-hit bid in the bottom of the eighth. She pitched all nine innings in the Mount's 2-1 victory over Wagner, allowing just one run on four hits. She then earned her first collegiate save by getting a double-play to end the game in the Mount's 10-9 win over Wagner in the second game of the doubleheader.
Berkley is 5-4 with a 4.96 ERA this season. She has held opponents to a .278 average while striking out 21 batters in 59.1 innings of work.
The Mount softball team is back in action on Wednesday with a home doubleheader against George Mason. The first game is slated to start at 3:00 p.m.